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Puncture Proof Tyres

Puncture Proof Tyres
21/08/2014

Let’s face it, getting a puncture is a major pain.  Even if you’re handy with an inner tube, punctures always seem to come along when you’re in a rush to get somewhere.  We were therefore intrigued when we read about Tannus tyres.  Tannus is a Korean company who have come up with a polymer tyre that...

The Road Cyclist's Companion

The Road Cyclist’s Companion
11/08/2014

The nice people at Cicada books sent us over a copy of the The Road Cyclist’s Companion, by Peter Drinkell, to review.   One of our colleagues over here at Bikeminded HQ is an avid road cyclist and therefore the perfect person to look through it for us.  Over to you Neil…     All sports...

Kit Bike

Kit Bike
28/07/2014

The idea of travelling with your bicycle is a daunting prospect, but being able to get on a train or even a plane for that matter opens up a world of new cycling possibilities. Kit Bike might be the perfect solution for the design conscious amongst us. Designed by Indian company Lucid Design and winner...

Best Digital Campaign

Best Digital Campaign
23/07/2014

We’re terribly pleased to let you know about our recent success. We were honoured to be awarded the Digital Campaign of the Year at the recent London Cycling Awards. As we enter our 4th Bikeminded year, it’s wonderful to get such brilliant feedback.   The evening was hosted by Jeremy Vine, who just so happens...

Common cycling concern#1: slippery pedals

Common cycling concern#1: slippery pedals
16/07/2014

Has anyone else experienced the frustration of your shoe slipping off your pedal?  One of us here at Bikeminded HQ invested in a shiny new bicycle this year, complete with beautiful chrome pedals.  Beautiful but slippery pedals.  It’s therefore a relief to hear that the clever people at Sovrappensiero Design Studio have been worrying about...

Inspiration for your commute

Inspiration for your commute
03/07/2014

The good people at Edenred, a Cycle2Work scheme provider, put together this nifty infographic, which might just help inspire your colleagues to join you in the London Cycle Challenge.    

Race with your colleagues

Race with your colleagues
01/07/2014

Are you entering your workplace in the London Cycle Challenge? It kicks off on 7 July, just as the Tour de France heads into town. If you think your colleagues might be inspired by all the cycling buzz surrounding the tour then why not sign up for the Challenge and encourage your colleagues to give...

A bicycle for a sunny day

A bicycle for a sunny day
27/06/2014

Perhaps this gorgeous bicycle from Luna is the ultimate luxury given the handwoven leather casing, or maybe the perfect bicycle for those of you who only like to cycle on a sunny day, either way we’d happily have one. We first came across it on the Bike Pretty site, and then checked back recently to...